Three decades after Roe v. Wade, abortion is still the hottest button in American society; scientific advances, from pre-natal testing to stem-cell research, have only raised the temperature. Cold logic, the author argues, requires us to accept the tragic conflict between potential humans and existing ones.
Instead of marveling at the number of books, articles, and documentaries he produced, some of Christopher Hitchens’ friends muttered about the quantity of booze he drank. Now medical science backs his long-held belief that booze is a subtle weapon. Plus: Hitch’s tips on drinking right.
Mark Seal recalls how the clash of Hollywood sharks, Mafia kingpins, and cinematic geniuses shaped the Hollywood masterpiece ‘The Godfather’
The screenwriter of “Full Metal Jacket”, Michael Herr, pays homage to his longtime friend, director Stanley Kubrick